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28 Feb 2020 13:23 #1 by Sensei
Hey SleepySlumberParty,

Welcome to the TMU Forum :) ! Thanks for your kind words on the site and for your question.

Long time lurker but I'm finally embarking on a DIY project after sleeping on a BIAB mattress that has given me lower back and hip pain as a side sleeper. After some local testing I realized that the much suggested 3x3 (SMF) configuration is too firm for me. I'm open to an all latex or hybrid mattress as long as I can get enough contouring as well as long term support.


Congrats on your new DIY mattress project :cheer: ! Good to hear that you have access to local resources for testing materials, trial and error are definitely part of this process, as well understanding your comfort preferences for different materials in the component layers. You will find many useful resources available here, as well as plenty of TMU trusted member support. Phoenix offers some good advice in these posts, "DIY latex mattress stacking" , as well as "Different directions for buying a mattress" you may enjoy. Also of interest are the consumer subscribers who have shared their fascinating "DIY into the Wild" journeys, be sure to check out their thoughts as well.

Looking to hearing more as your work begins…

Cheers,
Sensei

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